From Local Produce Apps to Compact Sleep Apnea Masks

By: Rebecca Byers - Nov 29, 2015
The top November 2015 health trends highlight shifting attitudes toward access to nurturing healthcare services, as well as the role of technology in the future of consumer health.

An intriguing innovation that speaks to the right of prisoners to access healthcare services, designer Karl Lenton of UK company Safe Innovations has created an egg-shaped, movable therapy pod that aims to carve out a single therapeutic space in naturally chaotic environments like a prison.

Separately, the AmpStrip is a wearable medical device that acts as a thermometer, accelerometer and heart rate sensor. First designed as a more comprehensive fitness tracker, the AmpStrip is now being repositioned as a medical accessory.

The top November 2015 health trends point to the intertwined nature of innovation in the health and technology industries.